First manual on marriage according to the laws of the Catholic Church written in the New World, also treating matrimonial customs of the Indians of Mexico
Illustrated title page (woodcut), surrounded by a double frame. Imprint statement is at bottom of woodcut, within the frame
"Speculum" and "Accessit" each preceded by a paragraph sign
Colophon: Finitus liber ad laudem Dei Anno partae salutis, Millesimo quingentissimo quinq[ua]gessimo. 7. Calendis Ianua. apud Ioannem Paulum Brissensum calchographum. In insigni, & fidelissima Mexicana ciuitate
Signatures: a-2v (-2v8). Leaf f4 signed as: "iij"
Errors in paging
Errata (p. 306, 523, 686)
The "Compendium breue aliqorum priuilegiorum" mentioned on the title page was never published (see note on p. 657)
JCB Lib. cat., pre-1675
García Icazbalceta, J. Bib. mexicana (1954 ed.)
Medina, J.T. México
Palau y Dulcet (2nd ed.)
Streit, R. Bib. missionum
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